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#UsedTues for 5/22/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 5/22/18!

Every Tuesday we put out a fresh batch of meticulousy inspected & cataloged LP's, CD's, Movies & more. Check out the list and hit us up for holds, to purchase or for more info. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

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New Release Round-Up 05-18-18



James Bay - Electric Light

James Bay - Electric LightJames Bay - Electric LightJames Bay - Electric Light - Republic
Following the success of his multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated debut album, Chaos & The Calm, James Bay releases his highly anticipated album, Electric Light, on via Republic Records. The album includes the single “Wild Love,” which recently entered Top 20 at Hot AC radio.

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Courtney Barnett - Tell Me How You Really Feel - Mom & Pop Music
The Grammy and Brit nominated Courtney Barnett returns with her second album - ‘Tell Me How You Really Feel.’ It follows her critically acclaimed 2015 debut album ‘Sometimes I Sit And Think And Sometimes I Just Sit’, and a recent top 10 collaborative record, ‘Lotta Sea Lice’, with Kurt Vile. One of the most distinctive voices in music, Courtney is known for mixing witty observations with un inching self-assessment - fast forward to now and although all of the cleaver turns of phrase and an eye for story telling are still there; this new collection of songs see a more serious and outwardly tone capturing the current social landscape yet still retaining moments of intimacy and warmth. As the world becomes more familiar with Courtney Barnett these songs feel comforting and emphatic yet that raw energy and the ability to make the listener think still remain..

Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks - Sparkle Hard - Matador Records
The fact that Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks have thrived, rather than simply endured, over 17 years and delivered six albums of buzzy, sub-cultural significance, constitutes an impressive legacy. The challenge with album number seven is one that any successful band with integrity faces: how to safeguard that legacy and hold on to their identity without rehashing old ground (unthinkable), and also say something meaningful while (crucially) having fun doing it? With Sparkle Hard, Malkmus, Mike Clark (keyboards), Joanna Bolme (bass) and Jake Morris (drums) do exactly that. It’s light ’n’ breezy, head-down heavy, audacious, melancholic and reflective, goodtime and bodacious, and it pulls off the smartest trick: it’s both unmistakeably The Jicks and – due to the streamlining of their trademark tics and turns, plus the introduction of some unexpected flourishes (Auto-Tune! A fiddle! Guest vocalist Kim Gordon! One seven-minute song with an acoustic folk intro!) – The Jicks refashioned. If 2014’s Wig Out At Jag Bags balanced the lengthy prog workouts of Pig Lib with Mirror Traffic’s sparky pop moments, then Sparkle Hard bears less obvious direct relation to what’s come before. It also has turbocharged energy and enthusiasm by the truckload.

Matt Costa - Santa Rosa Fangs

Matt Costa - Santa Rosa FangsMatt Costa - Santa Rosa FangsMatt Costa - Santa Rosa Fangs - Dangerbird
Santa Rosa Fangs is critically acclaimed California-based singer/songwriter Matt Costa’s new full-length, his first in five years. The album was produced by Peter Matthew Bauer (The Walkmen) and Nick Stumpf (French Kicks). The tale of Santa Rosa Fangs centers around a young woman named Sharon, her two brothers Ritchie and Tony, and their story of love, loss, and coming of age in a timeless yet contemporary California. It is replete with long distance love affairs and nostalgic romances woven through the loom of tragedy and time.

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Parquet Courts - Wide Awake! - Rough Trade US
Wide Awake! is New York’s Parquet Courts’ fifth record since their formation eight years ago. It’s also their most groundbreaking. It’s an album about independence and individuality but also about collectivity and communitarianism. Love is at its center. There’s also a freshness here, a breaking of new territory that’s testament to the group’s restless spirit. In part, this may be attributed to the fact that it’s produced by Brian Burton, better known as Danger Mouse, but it’s also simply a triumph of their songwriter’s art. The songs, written by Austin Brown and Andrew Savage, are filled with their traditional punk rock passion, as well as a lyrical tenderness, but are elevated to even greater heights by the dynamic rhythmic propulsion of Max Savage (drums) and Sean Yeaton (bass). Ultimately then the message contained in Wide Awake! is complex. “In such a hateful era of culture, we stand in opposition to that — and to the nihilism used to cope with that — with ideas of passion and love,” Brown says. For Savage, it comes back to the deceptively complex goal of making people want to dance, powering the body for resistance through a combination of groove, joy, and indignation, “expressing anger constructively but without trying to accommodate anyone.” “The most exhilarating exercise from New York’s reigning indie-rockers laureate since their legend-making “Stoned and Starving” – as if you didn’t already have reason enough to be on high alert for Wide Awake!” – Stereogum “An urgent, fantastic return that sees the band at the very top of their game, and more together than ever” – DIY Mag

The Sidekicks - Happiness Hours

The Sidekicks - Happiness HoursThe Sidekicks - Happiness HoursThe Sidekicks - Happiness Hours - Epitaph
On May 18, Ohio-based band The Sidekicks will release their fifth album, Happiness Hours. Nearly three years in the making, Happiness Hours follows 2015’s critically acclaimed Runners in the Nerved World. Produced, engineered, and mixed by John Agnello (Sonic Youth, Dinosaur Jr., Kurt Vile), Happiness Hours features some of the sunniest, most ebullient songs The Sidekicks have ever recorded—all ringing guitars, charging drums, and soaring vocals. That dynamic is more than apparent on the infectious lead single “Twins Twist,” which premieres today. With its warm harmonies and shining melody, bouncing groove and bittersweet lyrics, “Twins Twist” also reveals the more narrative-driven direction that The Sidekicks pursued in creating Happiness Hours. As vocalist/guitarist Steve Ciolek explains, those narratives reach squarely toward a kind of universal experience. “They are relative to my life, but they aren’t just about me,” says Ciolek, whose bandmates include drummer Matt Climer, guitarist/vocalist Toby Reif, and bassist/vocalist Ryan Starinsky. “Unlike when you’re a kid, when every song has to be about falling in love or breaking up—about me, me, me—you get to a point when you really want your art to be inclusive. You want everyone to be able to locate themselves somehow in your songs.”

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Burn The Priest - Legion: XX - Epic
RIAA-certified, Billboard chart-topping, Richmond, VA band LAMB OF GOD may be one of the biggest bands in modern metal, but they will never forget where they came from. Mark Morton (guitar), Willie Adler (guitar), John Campbell (bass), and Chris Adler (drums) formed the first incarnation of the band, Burn The Priest, in the winter of 1994 after meeting four years earlier as students at Virginia Commonwealth University. Less than a year later, in the summer of 1995, they met vocalist Randy Blythe and the rest is global metal history. Guitarist Mark Morton says, "To truly understand the essence of the band BURN THE PRIEST, one must first consider the landscape in which it began: the mid-90s. Grunge and alternative music ruled the airwaves. Social media and the internet had yet to assume their role as our collective sources for entertainment and cultural exchange. It was a time when DIY 'zines turned us onto new bands and regional scenes, and 'copy and paste' still implied a print shop and a glue stick." BURN THE PRIEST's self-titled debut album, released via Philadelphia-based Legion Records, documented what was, in essence, a primal punk band performing metal. Ultimately, as they grew in local popularity, the five-piece chose to stray away from their name to avoid being associated with satanic metal, choosing the name LAMB OF GOD. Morton continues, "As our sound and songs developed, so did our goals... we began playing basement parties and warehouse shows and in doing so, we realized that the energy we were creating was transferable. The shows we played in those squats and warehouses [in Philadelphia] and the people we met there are forever embedded in our collective consciousness and the DNA of our band." As they enter their 20th year since releasing their first self-titled album as BURN THE PRIEST, the band will release a full-length covers album that reflects on the greatness of classic punk, hardcore, crossover and noise - rock subgenres that contributed to what LAMB OF GOD - and indeed, the world - now view as modern heavy metal. As BURN THE PRIEST, the band presents Legion: XX featuring tracks originally performed by Cro-Mags, Agnostic Front, Quicksand, Ministry, Bad Brains, Melvins, S.O.D., The Accused, Big Black and Richmond punk band Sliang Laos. The tracks are performed with the unmistakable precision that has kept the band vital for two decades, but ultimately harks back to the raw, punk-driven sound first explored by four unsuspecting college students and a line cook-turned-vocalist in their formative years. Produced with Josh Wilbur at the helm, Legion: XX exhibits BURN THE PRIEST in their true element. This LP version is 150g vinyl, Coke bottle color with white and black 'smoke.'

 



ALSO OUT THIS WEEK

 CURRENT SINGLES/EPs

Quiet Slang - Everything Matters But No One Is Listening
Ray LaMontagne - Part Of The Light
Forest Swords - Forest Swords Dj-Kicks
Ash - Islands
Five Finger Death Punch - And Justice For None
Joe Bonamassa - British Blues Explosion Live
Family of the Year - Goodbye Sunshine, Hello Nighttime
The Sheepdogs - Changing Colours
Otis Redding - Dock Of The Bay Sessions
Trent Harmon - You Got 'Em All
BTS - Love Yourself: Tear
Deadpool 2 [Soundtrack]
Lenny Kravitz - Greatest Hits
Kelly Willis - Back Being Blue
BOY - Acoustic Collection
Ziggy Marley - Rebellion Rises
Joan Armatrading - Not Too Far Away
Jonny Greenwood - Bodysong.
Bombino - Deran
At The Gates - To Drink From The Night Itself
Eternal Summers - Every Day It Feels Like I'm Dying...
John Wesley Harding - Greatest Other People's Hits
TT - LoveLaws


& More .....

Calpurnia - Greyhound/Louie [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition]
Alice Merton - No Roots EP
Phil Cook - Another Mother's Son








 

UPCOMING RELEASES

Snow Patrol - Wildness

Snow Patrol - WildnessSnow Patrol - WildnessSnow Patrol - Wildness - Republic
Since releasing their debut album in 1998, Snow Patrol has gone on to be one of the biggest acts in the world. With over 10 million global album sales, 1 billion global track streams, 5 UK Platinum awards, 6 BRIT Award nominations, 1 GRAMMY nomination, 1 Mercury Music-Prize nomination, a massive and passionate fan base, the band is back with their 7th album, Wildness, out 5/25. Wildness follows Snow Patrol's 2011 record, Fallen Empires, and finds the group reuniting with longtime producer Jackknife Lee.

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Shawn Mendes - Shawn Mendes

Shawn Mendes - Shawn MendesShawn Mendes - Shawn MendesShawn Mendes - Shawn Mendes - Island
Shawn Mendes to release highly anticipated self-titled album on 5/25 via Island Records. The album will include previously released tracks, 'In My Blood' and 'Lost In Japan.' Current single 'In My Blood' is quickly approaching Top 10 airplay at Top 40 and Hot AC radio formats. He will support the album with numerous media appearances, which will include a week-long residency on 'The Late Late Show with James Corden' in June.

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Xavier Rudd - Storm Boy

Xavier Rudd - Storm BoyXavier Rudd - Storm BoyXavier Rudd - Storm Boy - Nettwerk Records
Produced by Chris Bond (Ben Howard, Tom Speight) and mixed by Tim Palmer (Pearl Jam, David Bowie, U2), Xavier Rudd's forthcoming album Storm Boy - his ninth studio album, and first solo album in six years - showcases his incomparable songwriting craftsmanship and is an impressive addition to his ever-growing legacy.

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For more information on these and other releases out this week, check out our New Releases charts by week section and don't forget that many of these titles are also available on vinyl.

 

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#UsedTues update for 5/15/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 5/15/18!

Every Tuesday we put out a fresh batch of meticulousy inspected & cataloged LP's, CD's, Movies & more. Check out the list and hit us up for holds, to purchase or for more info. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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New Darkside Podcast Episode is live!

New Darkside Podcast Episode is live!

Podcast fans- you can now download a brand new episode of our Darkside Podcastlisten now on our podcast page!

Subscribe on iTunes: http://apple.co/2cEiTD2
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It is our yearly Record Store Day recap episode! Recorded live in the early morning of April 21 2018 at Darkside Records, It features interviews from the morning of #RSD18, including Milky Mike, Billy Fields from Run Out Groove, Merch Guy Brian, JB’s old boss Rhea, The Withrows and more. We also have an interview we conducted a few weeks back with Frank McGinnis of American Film History and his label Sub Family Records. That interview was interrupted halfway through due to an error- but we wanted to share what we had, plus we debut a new AFH song. We also talk about nicknames, roller derby, tailgating, injuries, tattoos, CIA, police encounters, dildos, koalas, lil’ toenail, vermont maple syrup, celebrity encounters, cassettes and more.

Intro music by Dead Empires (http://www.deadempires.com)

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New Release Round-Up 05-11-18



New Releases 11 May 2018

Arctic Monkeys - Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino - Domino
Arctic Monkeys return with their new album, entitled ‘Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino’. Produced by James Ford and Alex Turner, the album was recorded in Los Angeles, Paris and London.

Beach House - 7 - Sub Pop
7 is our 7th full-length record. At its release, we will have been a band for over 13 years. We have now written and released a total of 77 songs together. Throughout the process of recording 7, our goal was rebirth and rejuvenation. We wanted to rethink old methods and shed some self-imposed limitations. In the past, we often limited our writing to parts that we could perform live. On 7, we decided to follow whatever came naturally. As a result, there are some songs with no guitar, and some without keyboard. There are songs with layers and production that we could never recreate live, and that is exciting to us. Basically, we let our creative moods, instead of instrumentation, dictate the album’s feel. For 7, we built a "home" studio, and began all of the songs there. At our best creative moments, we felt we were channeling some kind of heavy truth, and we sincerely hope the listeners will feel that. Much Love, Beach House

Ry Cooder - The Prodigal Son - Fantasy
Ry Cooder’s first new release in six years, The Prodigal Son, is all America, our spiritual, hopeful voices, our raw cries and our sly provocations, voiced through the songs of the Pilgrim Travelers, The Stanley Brothers, Blind Willie Johnson, and Ry Cooder himself.

La Luz - Floating Features - Hardly Art
Los Angeles has often been described as a “dream factory”--both a mecca where dreamers converge to pursue long-held aspirations, and a topography of hallucinogenic contradictions: enchanting tangerine sunsets diffused by smog, crystal-clutching spiritualists mingling with deep-pocketed narcissists, rows of scenic palms competing with garish billboards for commuters’ attention. It was against this backdrop that the four members of La Luz--singer/guitarist Shana Cleveland, drummer Marian Li Pino, keyboardist Alice Sandahl, and bassist Lena Simon--conceived of Floating Features, the band’s third studio album. For this, their most ambitious release yet, La Luz consulted landscapes both physical and psychological. 

The National Reserve - Motel La Grange - Ramseur Rec.
For nearly half a decade, The National Reserve has spent its' Friday nights lighting it up at a Brooklyn bar, winning over barflies with epic sets and remarkable breadth of songcraft and showmanship. Now, with their stunning new Ramseur Records debut, Motel La Grange, the band has captured every bit of that energy, emotion, and entertainment for all to hear.

 



ALSO OUT THIS WEEK

 CURRENT SINGLES/EPs

Charlie Puth - Voicenotes
Simian Mobile Disco - Murmurations
Luke Winslow-King - Blue Mesa
Jerry Garcia - Before The Dead
Glenn Frey - Above The Clouds: The Very Best Of Glenn Frey
Las Rosas - Shadow By Your Side
Marian Hill - Unusual
John Mellencamp - Plain Spoken From The Chicago Theatre
Richard Edwards - Verdugo
Brent Cobb - Providence Canyon
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard - Polygondwanaland [Fuzz Club Version LP]
Jess Williamson - Cosmic Wink
The Sea And Cake - Any Day
Gin Wigmore - Ivory
Loreena Mckennitt - Lost Souls
Mark Kozelek - Mark Kozelek
Sevendust - All I See Is War
Black Panther The Album Music From And Inspired By [2LP]
RSO - Radio Free America
Eminem - Revival [2LP]

& More .....

Mount Kimbie - Love What Survives Remixes Part 1 EP
Mount Kimbie - Love What Survives Remixes Part 2 EP
Bicep - Opal (Four Tet Remix)
Crooked Teeth - Pastel EP
Childish Gambino - This Is America
Eleanor Tomlinson - I Can't Make You Love Me
Celine Dion - Ashes (From Deadpool 2)







 

UPCOMING RELEASES

James Bay - Electric Light

James Bay - Electric LightJames Bay - Electric LightJames Bay - Electric Light - Republic
Following the success of his multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated debut album, Chaos & The Calm, James Bay is set to release highly anticipated album, Electric Light, on 5/18 via Republic Records. The album includes the single “Wild Love,” which recently entered Top 20 at Hot AC radio.

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Matt Costa - Santa Rosa Fangs

Matt Costa - Santa Rosa FangsMatt Costa - Santa Rosa FangsMatt Costa - Santa Rosa Fangs - Dangerbird
Santa Rosa Fangs is critically acclaimed California-based singer/songwriter Matt Costa’s new full-length, his first in five years. The album was produced by Peter Matthew Bauer (The Walkmen) and Nick Stumpf (French Kicks). The tale of Santa Rosa Fangs centers around a young woman named Sharon, her two brothers Ritchie and Tony, and their story of love, loss, and coming of age in a timeless yet contemporary California. It is replete with long distance love affairs and nostalgic romances woven through the loom of tragedy and time.

Early Listen Available Video Available



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The Sidekicks - Happiness Hours

The Sidekicks - Happiness HoursThe Sidekicks - Happiness HoursThe Sidekicks - Happiness Hours - Epitaph
On May 18, Ohio-based band The Sidekicks will release their fifth album, Happiness Hours. Nearly three years in the making, Happiness Hours follows 2015’s critically acclaimed Runners in the Nerved World. Produced, engineered, and mixed by John Agnello (Sonic Youth, Dinosaur Jr., Kurt Vile), Happiness Hours features some of the sunniest, most ebullient songs The Sidekicks have ever recorded—all ringing guitars, charging drums, and soaring vocals. That dynamic is more than apparent on the infectious lead single “Twins Twist,” which premieres today. With its warm harmonies and shining melody, bouncing groove and bittersweet lyrics, “Twins Twist” also reveals the more narrative-driven direction that The Sidekicks pursued in creating Happiness Hours. As vocalist/guitarist Steve Ciolek explains, those narratives reach squarely toward a kind of universal experience. “They are relative to my life, but they aren’t just about me,” says Ciolek, whose bandmates include drummer Matt Climer, guitarist/vocalist Toby Reif, and bassist/vocalist Ryan Starinsky. “Unlike when you’re a kid, when every song has to be about falling in love or breaking up—about me, me, me—you get to a point when you really want your art to be inclusive. You want everyone to be able to locate themselves somehow in your songs.”

Video Available

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For more information on these and other releases out this week, check out our New Releases charts by week section and don't forget that many of these titles are also available on vinyl.

 

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#UsedTues update for 5/8/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 5/8/18!

Every Tuesday we put out a fresh batch of meticulousy inspected & cataloged LP's, CD's, Movies & more. Check out the list and hit us up for holds, to purchase or for more info. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 5/1/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 5/1/18!

Every Tuesday we put out a fresh batch of meticulousy inspected & cataloged LP's, CD's, Movies & more. Check out the list and hit us up for holds, to purchase or for more info. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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Darkside Bazaar Outdoor Flea Market returns June 9!

Darkside Bazaar Outdoor Flea Market returns June 9!

Darkside Bazaar outdoor punk rock flea-market returns June 9th, 2018! The event will take place 11am - 6pm. There will be food, room for 50 vendors with all kinds of wares including local original art, food, music, clothing, comics, collectibles, and so much more. Jump in a bouncy castle! There will be outdoor live music- schedule coming soon! and of course, it's FREE entry!! More info after the jump!


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#RSD2018 titles for sale

THANK EACH AND EVERY ONE OF YOU for coming out & celebrating Record Store Day with all of us Motley Apes. We had a blast and none of it is even remotely possible without all of your love & support. Huge thanks to all the amazing bands that played, G$ for the bangin’ food, @zombiepetz_rgb for our amazing poster art, @grindpoughkeepsie for the coffee high, @halftimebev & @dogfishhead for the Yum Yums keeping us loose, @hvhrd for keeping it real upfront AND of course @benandjerrys of Albany for filling our bellies with he frozen cream- damn, what a day. We’re weak in the knees & full in the hearts, so thanks to all of you for making a great day about everything that it is- community, love, positive vibes & of course the music. Every day is Record Store Day, today is just the anniversary celebration. 

So that all being said, here is our list of all the #RSD18 titles we still have for sale! Please note this list will be updated periodically (refresh this page often) but if you see something you're interested in, PLEASE CALL THE STORE (845) 452-8010 for complete availability. We ship worldwide! Or come into the store for first dibs. 

Complete list after the jump (updated 4/25/18)!

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#UsedTues RECORD STORE DAY EDITION

Happy Record Store Day!

It's record store day and you know what else we're cookin' up in addition to all the great releases and activities? MORE MUSIC! We put out over 300 LP's, 200+ CD's and some great import 7"s for the big day. Wether you're waiting in line or just checking in for what's happening follow the link below to see all this week goodies. PLUS on Record Store Day ONLY (April 21st) ALL USED MUSIC IS 15% OFF! Stop reading, start digging!

Click here to see the special edition Used Tues list for RSD!

*Quick note- due to the craziness of the day, we won't be able to accomodate your hold requests or respond to emails right away. Please call later in the day if you'd like something held. Thanks!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

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Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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Record Store Day menu is up! Open at 9am Saturday!

Record Store Day menu is up! Open at 9am Saturday!

We're only a few hours away from Record Store Day 2018 at Darkside Records- and our menu is now live! See all the titles we'll have on hand, plus sales, deals and more. Open 9am!
Darkside Records Record Store Day Menu is live!
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Darkside Staff RSD2018 picks

Record Store Day is coming April 21! We have a ton planned- live music, food, free beer, and much more fun- and of course, there are the the releases. As part of the record store day celebration, there will be hundreds of exclusive, limited-edition releases going out Saturday upon opening at 9am. They are first-come, first serve (see our complete RSD rules) and of course only available at participating independent record stores.

We did a facebook live where we went through and highlighted a few titles coming out- and thought we'd take some time to share what our darkside record staff is excited for this coming record store day! Read below to see our picks!

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#UsedTues Update for 4/10/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 4/10/18!

Every Tuesday we put out a fresh batch of meticulousy inspected & cataloged LP's, CD's, Movies & more. Check out the list and hit us up for holds, to purchase or for more info. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues update for 4/3/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 4/3/18!

Every Tuesday we put out a fresh batch of meticulousy inspected & cataloged LP's, CD's, Movies & more. Check out the list and hit us up for holds, to purchase or for more info. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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April Fool's Day Sale!

TODAY ONLY! Stop in today to save 15% off your whole purchase when you show us that you downloaded our app. Can't make it into the store today? No sweat, we've got you covered. Make a purchase through the mobile app today and get 15% off too! See, not even Grandma can kee you away from us. Open till 6pm, come say hi! Call for more questions or info 845-452-8010

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#UsedTues update for 3/27/18

#UsedTues update for 3/27/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 3/27/18!

Every Tuesday we put out a fresh batch of meticulousy inspected & cataloged LP's, CD's, Movies & more. Check out the list and hit us up for holds, to purchase or for more info. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues update for 3/20/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 3/20/18!

Every Tuesday we put out a fresh batch of meticulousy inspected & cataloged LP's, CD's, Movies & more. Check out the list and hit us up for holds, to purchase or for more info. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 3/13/18

#UsedTues Update for 3/13/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 3/13/18!

Every Tuesday we put out a fresh batch of meticulousy inspected & cataloged LP's, CD's, Movies & more. Check out the list and hit us up for holds, to purchase or for more info. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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Record Store Day 2018 list

Record Store Day 2018 list

Once again we take a day to honor independent record stores and our favorite physical music format! Record Store Day takes place every year on the third saturday in April (and again on Black Friday), and we'll be celebrating with food, live music, sales, giveaways, and as always the exclusive, super limited-edition releases. RSVP on facebook for all the latest details and updates. 

The big news, of course, is THE LIST IS OUT! This year features titles from David Bowie, Nas, Cheech & Chong, The Breeders, Sun Ra and many more. You can now check out everything that's coming out on Record Store Day's website now:

downloadable pdf view list on RSD website

...and for those of you who can't wait, Here's the list (after the jump)

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#UsedTues Update for 3/6/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 3/6/18!

Every Tuesday we put out a fresh batch of meticulousy inspected & cataloged LP's, CD's, Movies & more. Check out the list and hit us up for holds, to purchase or for more info. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

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Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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Darkside Podcast Episode 34 now live!

Darkside Podcast Episode 34 now live!

Episode 34 of #darksidepodcast is now live! This month we discuss the apparent death of the #cd at the hands of big box stores, and we interview former WWF superstar Lanny "The Genius" Poffo, brother of Macho Man Randy Savage- who’ll be appearing in-store this Saturday at noon presented by Another Wrestling Podcast!

Download it for free on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, wherever you get your podcasts, or at darksiderecords.com/Podcast

Subscribe on iTunes: http://apple.co/2cEiTD2 
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#UsedTues Update for 2/27/18!

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 2/27/18!

Every Tuesday we put out a fresh batch of meticulousy inspected & cataloged LP's, CD's, Movies & more. Check out the list and hit us up for holds, to purchase or for more info. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues update for 2/20/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 2/20/18!

Every Tuesday we put out a fresh batch of meticulousy inspected & cataloged LP's, CD's, Movies & more. Check out the list and hit us up for holds, to purchase or for more info. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 2/13/18

#UsedTues Update for 2/13/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 2/13/18!

Every Tuesday we put out a fresh batch of meticulousy inspected & cataloged LP's, CD's, Movies & more. Check out the list and hit us up for holds, to purchase or for more info. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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15% off Snow Day Sale Feb 7th only!

15% off Snow Day Sale Feb 7th only!

Snow Day Sale Feb 7 darkside records

Oh man, it is gross outside. Our brick & mortar location is open (for the time being- please call before coming in to be sure!), but we thought we'd do something fun this snow day! Purchase any new CD, Vinyl or Movie at darksiderecords.com/Store and get 15% off Feb 7th only! 

So whether you are snowed in, really hate pants, are lazy as hell or just want a sweet deal on some new music and movies- it's a #snowdaysale! 

Pick up your orders in-store or we ship worldwide. Applies to all new CD, Vinyl or Movie titles, as well as preorders. Price listed on site is already discounted. Expires ad midnight on Feb 7, 2018.

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#UsedTues Update for 2/6/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 2/6/18!

Every Tuesday we put out a fresh batch of meticulousy inspected & cataloged LP's, CD's, Movies & more. Check out the list and hit us up for holds, to purchase or for more info. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 1/30/18

#UsedTues Update for 1/30/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 1/30/18!

Every Tuesday we put out a fresh batch of meticulousy inspected & cataloged LP's, CD's, Movies & more. Check out the list and hit us up for holds, to purchase or for more info. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Check out this weeks video below:

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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New Release Round-Up 01-26-18

 

Calexico - The Thread That Keeps Us

Calexico - The Thread That Keeps UsCalexico - The Thread That Keeps UsCalexico - The Thread That Keeps Us - New West Records
Over the past two decades, a strong sense of place has shaped the music of Calexico, infusing their albums with a stylistic unpredictability and richness of texture. While 2015’s Edge of the Sun brought the Tucson-bred band to the Mexico City borough of Coyoacán, their new full-length The Thread That Keeps Us mostly came to life in a house studio near the Northern California coast nicknamed “The Phantom Ship” by CALEXICO vocalist/guitarist Joey Burns and drummer John Convertino.

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Hollie Cook - Vessel of Love - Merge Records
Hollie Cook combines her unique vocal talent with charming charisma to craft her own dynamic strand of lovers rock with enduring tropical vibes, weaving a path from her West London roots to an arena of diverse collaborations, critically acclaimed records, and iconic live appearances around the world. Cook’s ability to continually surprise, delight, and progress solidifies her position as one of the most exciting voices in reggae, and this is crystal clear on her third full-length and Merge debut, Vessel of Love.


Ty Segall - Freedom's Goblin [LP] - Drag City
Ty Segall goes all the way, flipping the Freedom coin to find passion, laughter and savagery on both sides. A head-spinning compendium of stompers, weepers, ballads, screamers, bangers and funker-uppers, all marking a different impasse, like a flag whirling into a knot, exploding and burning on contact, in the name of life and loathing and the pursuit of what you love.

Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa - Black Coffee [Red LP] - J&R Adventures
It's been 4 years since the critically acclaimed, Grammy nominated, and #1 Billboard Blues album Seesaw was released by Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa. They have reunited for Black Coffee - another collection of scorching interpretations of ten soul gems that pair Hart’s breathtaking vocals and Joe’s masterfully expressive playing. Featuring songs made famous by; Edgar Winter, Ray Charles, Etta James, Ella Fitzgerald, Lucinda Williams and more. LP is 180g, red vinyl, and contains an exclusive bonus track.

Nightmares On Wax - Shape The Future [2LP] - Warp Records
One of the most influential artists of a generation and a long-standing member of the Warp Records family, Nightmares On Wax announces his new album Shape The Future. A perfect marriage of soul, hip-hop, dub and timeless club sounds that act as a salvo masterpiece of contemporary and classic genre-blending, brilliantly solidifying Nightmares On Wax place as an inspirational electronic music figurehead.

Cornelius - Mellow Waves [LP] - Rostrum Records
Acclaimed Japanese producer, composer, and recording artist Cornelius first proper studio album in over 11 years, featuring the singles If You're Here, Sometime / Someplace, and In a Dream. 180g black vinyl gatefold LP

American Folk [Soundtrack]

American Folk [Soundtrack]American Folk [Soundtrack]American Folk [Soundtrack] - American Folk Records
American Folk is the soundtrack to the award-winning 2018 independent film, American Folk, starring Joe Purdy and Amber Rubarth. In addition to both original compositions and classic folk song renditions by Purdy and Rubarth, the soundtrack includes John Prine's ''Some Humans Ain't Human'' and Jerry Garcia & David Grisman's ''Freight Train.''

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ALSO OUT THIS WEEK

 CURRENT SINGLES/EPs

H.C. McEntire - Lionheart [LP]
Steep Canyon Rangers - Out In The Open [LP]
Django Django - Marble Skies [LP]
Seth Macfarlane - In Full Swing [LP]
Dream Wife - Dream Wife [LP]
Jeff Lynne's ELO - Jeff Lynne's ELO: Wembley Or Bust [LP Box Set]
Gord Downie - Coke Machine Glow [2LP]
Gord Downie - Battle Of The Nudes [LP]
Nils Frahm - All Melody [Vinyl]
Craig David - The Time Is Now
Mary Gauthier - Rifles & Rosary Beads [LP]
Sarah Walk - Little Black Book [LP]
Tribulation - Down Below [LP]
Orphaned Land - Unsung Prophets And Dead Messiahs [2LP]
Ben Miller Band - Choke Cherry Tree [LP]
No Age - Snares Like A Haircut [LP]
Sekel - Sekel [LP]
Panic! At The Disco - All My Friends, We're Glorious: Death Of A Bachelor Tour Live [LP]
Steve Hackett - Wuthering Nights: Live In Birmingham

& More .....

The Wood Brothers - Laughin' Or Crying - Single
The James Hunter Six - Whatever It Takes - Single



 


For more information on these and other releases out this week, check out our New Releases charts by week section and don't forget that many of these titles are also available on vinyl.

 

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#UsedTues Update for 1/23/18

#UsedTues Update for 1/23/18

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 1/16/18!

Every Tuesday we put out a fresh batch of meticulousy inspected & cataloged LP's, CD's, Movies & more. Check out the list and hit us up for holds, to purchase or for more info. AND you can get a sneak preview every Monday evening when we take to Facebook Live to highlight some choice cuts and rarities that you can call first dibs on! Click here to check it out!

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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#UsedTues Update for 1/16/18!

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 1/16/18!

Every Tuesday we put out a fresh batch of meticulousy inspected & cataloged LP's, CD's, Movies & more. Check out the list and hit us up for holds, to purchase or for more info.

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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Vintage Valentines Feb 10 - Call for Vendors!

Looking for a great valentines gift? Love supporting local craftmakers and artists? Just like vintage clothes? We got you. It's the 2nd Annual Vintage Valentines Indoor Flea Market at Darkside Records! February 10th, 2018 from 12p - 6p, with Live Music from 6p - 9p. It's a pre-valentine's indoor shopping event with wares from vintage clothing shops, local and hand-made jewelry, crafts and art- and of course, some free live music to enjoy with someone you love! 

Want to vend? still some spaces available- send us an email!

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#UsedTues update for 1/9/18!

#UsedTues update for 1/9/18!

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 1/9/18!

Every Tuesday we put out a fresh batch of meticulousy inspected & cataloged LP's, CD's, Movies & more. Check out the list and hit us up for holds, to purchase or for more info.

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Jonesin' in January

Jonesin' in January

Last month we handed out Jonesin' In January coupon books- come cash ‘em in for some sweet deals all month long including discounts on new & used music, equipment, movies and more! Just remember, these are only good til 1/31! Didn’t get one? Sorry, they are GONE.

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#UsedTues Update for 1/2/18!

#UsedTues Update for 1/2/18!

Click here to see the Used Tues list for 1/2/18!

Every Tuesday we put out a fresh batch of meticulousy inspected & cataloged LP's, CD's, Movies & more. Check out the list and hit us up for holds, to purchase or for more info.

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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Get a lame gift card? Bring it in for our Gift card exchange!

Get a boring big box gift card? Trade it in at Darkside!

More info after the jump!

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2017 Last Minute Gift Guides

Did you space on getting gifts for those special people in your life? We got you. We have tons of gifts for folks of all kinds- and we present to you, our Darkside Records 2017 Last Minute Gift Guide! We giftwrap and ship worldwide (sorry, not in time for christmas anymore). And don't worry, your secret is safe with us.

More after the jump!

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Darkside Podcast Episode 33 Live now- Plus our staff picks!

Darkside Podcast Episode 33 Live now- Plus our staff picks!

Episode 33 of our Darkside Podcast is now live!

This episode features some of the Darkside Crew- Kendra, Julia, Drew, Gerk and Brian with special guest Will from the UK. Recorded live on December 19, 2017, we discuss our top ten albums of 2017. We also discuss artists we lost in 2017, christmas music, racism, soundtracks, vinyl reissues, tacos, astrology, nicknames, the beach, JBs middle name, stalking, and JB gets a special surprise. Sponsored by the Vinyl Starter Kit at Darkside Records, available now! Subscribe on iTunes: http://apple.co/2cEiTD2Listen of Stitcher or Soundcloud now! More episodes and info: http://www.darksiderecords.com/Podcast 

See our staff best of picks after the jump!

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#UsedTues Update for 12/19/17!

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Analog Monday for December 18th

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Holiday Hours 2017

Open late for a bunch of crazy nights this holiday season! Here’s our 2017 winter/holiday hours.

holiday hours

Dec 15th 2017: 9am - 10pm
Dec 16th 2017: 9am - 10pm
Dec 17th 2017: 10am - 8pm

Dec 22th 2017: 9am - 10pm
Dec 23th 2017: 9am - 10pm
Dec 24th 2017: 9am - 5pm
Dec 25th 2017: CLOSED!

Dec 31st 2017: 10am - 5pm
Jan 1st 2018: 12pm - 5pm

Still time to find great gifts and #shopsmall in our brick & mortar store, or shop new vinyl titles and gift cards 24/7 on our online store!

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#usedtues Update for 12/12/17

#usedtues Update for 12/12/17

Click here to view our Used Tues list update for 12/12/17!

Every Tuesday we put out a fresh batch of meticulousy inspected & cataloged LP's, CD's, Movies & more. Check out the list and hit us up for holds, to purchase or for more info.

How to reach us

Phone: 845-452-8010

Email: info@darksiderecords.com

Facebook: DarksideRecordsPK

Instagram: DarksideRecordsPK

Twitter: @darksiderecordz

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Get $5 when you download our app!

Snowed in? Hate shopping whilst under the cruel oppression of pants? Just feeling lazy? Download our new app now!

Snowed in? Just lazy? Now you can shop our store without the crushing oppression of pants- with our new #app! Scan and preview music anywhere, shop our online store, get recommendations, make wishlists, see upcoming events and more! Available for free in the Android and iPhone app stores.

All of our TapMango members get a $5 coupon when you shows us you downloaded it in-store! Redeemable in-store only.

So why haven't you downloaded our new app yet? what the hell are you waiting for! 

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Send us your #DSTopTen2017 album of the year picks!

It's that time of year again- we want to know what you listened to and loved in 2017!

Each year, we publish our staff lists' with all of our top ten album picks. The best of the best! And this year is no different- and we invite you to join in. Send your list to us via DM, email, whatever, or post it online using #dstopten2017- and we'll include your lists right here.

 

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Get deals each Monday in December are #AnalogMonday!

Cyber Monday? pshhhh. Every monday in December is #analogmonday here at Darkside Records! Each monday you can check our social media in the morning, as we will be offering a special deal on one thing (or one type of thing) in our store! 

It kicked off last week, and this week was a special on storage pieces (cases, crates, road cases, etc) in-store. 

But in case you missed it, you still have two more opportunities to save- so hit up our facebook page monday morning to see what the next ones will be. 

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Darkside Podcast Episode 32 now live!

Episode 32 of Darkside Podcast is live! We interview folks waiting in the RSDBF Black Friday at Darkside Records line, and share our interview with ozark henry at BSP Kingston and discuss his immersive sound experience from a few weeks back. Available now for free wherever podcasts are found.

If you enjoy it leave us a good rating on iTunes!

Subscribe on iTunes: http://apple.co/2cEiTD2 
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Listen on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/darksiderecordspk

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Remaining #RSDBF Record Store Day Black Friday Pieces

Here's a list of what we currently have left out of our #RSD17 selections! See the remainders list here! YES WE SHIP- Call us for details: (845) 452-8010

Menu subject to change without notice. This list includes everything that we have physical quantity of in-store. Shipping will incur shipping costs and other fees may apply. 

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Small Business Saturday is 11/25!

Come in Saturday, 11/25 for our annual Small Business Saturday Sale!

It's a day dedicated to supporting small businesses, like your favorite independent record store (cough). To celebrate, we are doing a store-wide sale on all music, movies, equipment and apparel...

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The Black Friday Menu is live!

Black as midnight on a moonless night... Black Friday finally is upon us!



In case you've been trapped in a lodge the past few years, here's what's up: Black Friday is our second yearly Record Store Day celebration, with limited edition vinyl, cd and cassette presses you can only get at participating independent record stores- like us! 

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Darkside Podcast Episode 31 is up!

RSDBF Black Friday at Darkside Records is almost here! Want the inside scoop? Episode 31 of #darksidepodcast available now wherever podcasts are found. Learn about the #RSDBF releases, blocking junk mail, juggalos and so much more.

Subscribe on iTunes: http://apple.co/2cEiTD2
Listen of Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=126706&refid=stpr
Listen on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/darksiderecordspk

If you enjoy it leave us a good rating on iTunes!

More episodes and info: http://bit.ly/darksidepodcast

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Black Friday 2017 List!

Record Store Day Black Friday returns November 24, 2017! Once again we take a day to celebrate independent record stores and our favorite physical music format! Plus food, live music, sales, giveaways, and as always the exclusive, super limited-edition releases. We'll be posting a lot more information shortly about our RSDBF festivities, indluding live music, food and all-day events.

Record Store Day black Friday November 24 2017 at Darkside Records

RSVP on facebook for all the latest info as it arrives: https://www.facebook.com/events/1668278156518492/ 

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Cassette Store Day 2017 list

September 30, 2017 - Tapeheads around the world, Cassette Store Day 2017 returns Oct 14th! Cassette Store Day began in the United Kingdom in 2013 and quickly grew to become a global event with the participation of the United States, Japan, Germany and France. Through the efforts of CSD and the stores, labels, bands and fans involved worldwide we've helped keep what was once perceived as a dead format alive and viable in today's digital age!

Cassette Store Day 2017

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Beck 'Colors' Unboxing!

October 14, 2017 - Beck's new album 'Colors' is out now- and we thought we'd share all the goods on both the deluxe 2xLP and indie-exclusive vinyl pressings- all of which you can pick up in-store!

Here's our unboxing of both the Indie-Exclusive and Deluxe 2xLP editions:

Come pick up the CD, Deluxe 2xLP, and/or Indie-Exclusive LP in-store or over the phone (845-452-8010 we ship worldwide)!

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Yukon Black Sucker Punch, a Twin Peaks recap: Episode 18

September 6, 2017 - As anyone who's been in our store can probably tell, we are avid Twin Peaks fans. And as avid watchers, now that we're halfway through the new season we present to you a weekly Twin Peaks recap from our good friend and resident TP expert, Dan Aloisi. Dan guested on the last episode of Dorkside Podcast, which was dedicated to all things Twin Peaks.

 

But now through the end of the season, Dan will provide us with a wrap up for each episode full of his own wit and knowledge, in case you missed anything or want more insight. So without further ado, drink deep and descend as we present Black Yukon Sucker Punch!

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Yukon Black Sucker Punch, a Twin Peaks recap: Episode 17

September 5, 2017 - As anyone who's been in our store can probably tell, we are avid Twin Peaks fans. And as avid watchers, now that we're halfway through the new season we present to you a weekly Twin Peaks recap from our good friend and resident TP expert, Dan Aloisi. Dan guested on the last episode of Dorkside Podcast, which was dedicated to all things Twin Peaks.

 

But now through the end of the season, Dan will provide us with a wrap up for each episode full of his own wit and knowledge, in case you missed anything or want more insight. So without further ado, drink deep and descend as we present Black Yukon Sucker Punch!

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John Waite In-Store 9/23

Internationally celebrated singer/songwriter John Waite, formerly of Bad English and best known for his #1 hit “Missing You” comes to Darkside Records, located at 611 Dutchess Turnpike in Poughkeepsie NY for a special meet & greet on Sept 23 at 1pm

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Yukon Black Sucker Punch, a Twin Peaks recap: Episode 16

September 5, 2017 - As anyone who's been in our store can probably tell, we are avid Twin Peaks fans. And as avid watchers, now that we're halfway through the new season we present to you a weekly Twin Peaks recap from our good friend and resident TP expert, Dan Aloisi. Dan guested on the last episode of Dorkside Podcast, which was dedicated to all things Twin Peaks.

 

But now through the end of the season, Dan will provide us with a wrap up for each episode full of his own wit and knowledge, in case you missed anything or want more insight. So without further ado, drink deep and descend as we present Black Yukon Sucker Punch!

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Ten Bands One Cause to raise money for charity this fall feat Metallica, Mastodon, Gwar & more!

August 26, 2017 - #tenbandsonecause returns this fall! Since 2014, 30 bands have pressed their albums on pink-colored vinyl to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Gilda's Club NYC that has led to over $144,000 in donations. This fall, a new batch of bands are taking part in this effort, and you get a limited edition pink vinyl press of some rad albums! 

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Unboxing Queens of the Stone Age

Queens of the Stone Age's new album 'Villains' is out 8/25- and as QOTSA fans, we thought we'd share with you some details about the vinyl pressings! There are three- a standard 2xLP, a Deluxe 2xLP, and an indie-exclusive 2xLP- all of which you can pick up in-store. 

Here's our unboxing of the Indie-Exclusive 2xLP edition:

Here's a breakdown of the deluxe LP:

Come pick up the CD, Standard 2xLP, Deluxe 2xLP, and/or Indie-Exclusive 2xLP in-store or over the phone (845-452-8010 we ship worldwide)!

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Yukon Black Sucker Punch, a Twin Peaks recap: Episode 15

August 21, 2017 - As anyone who's been in our store can probably tell, we are avid Twin Peaks fans. And as avid watchers, now that we're halfway through the new season we present to you a weekly Twin Peaks recap from our good friend and resident TP expert, Dan Aloisi. Dan guested on the last episode of Dorkside Podcast, which was dedicated to all things Twin Peaks.

 

But now through the end of the season, Dan will provide us with a wrap up for each episode full of his own wit and knowledge, in case you missed anything or want more insight. So without further ado, drink deep and descend as we present Black Yukon Sucker Punch!  

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Yukon Black Sucker Punch, a Twin Peaks recap: Episode 14

August 14, 2017 - As anyone who's been in our store can probably tell, we are avid Twin Peaks fans. And as avid watchers, now that we're halfway through the new season we present to you a weekly Twin Peaks recap from our good friend and resident TP expert, Dan Aloisi. Dan guested on the last episode of Dorkside Podcast, which was dedicated to all things Twin Peaks.

 

But now through the end of the season, Dan will provide us with a wrap up for each episode full of his own wit and knowledge, in case you missed anything or want more insight. So without further ado, drink deep and descend as we present Black Yukon Sucker Punch!

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Yukon Black Sucker Punch, a Twin Peaks recap: Episode 13

August 7, 2017 - As anyone who's been in our store can probably tell, we are avid Twin Peaks fans. And as avid watchers, now that we're halfway through the new season we present to you a weekly Twin Peaks recap from our good friend and resident TP expert, Dan Aloisi. Dan guested on the last episode of Dorkside Podcast, which was dedicated to all things Twin Peaks.

 

But now through the end of the season, Dan will provide us with a wrap up for each episode full of his own wit and knowledge, in case you missed anything or want more insight. So without further ado, drink deep and descend as we present Black Yukon Sucker Punch!

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Yukon Black Sucker Punch, a Twin Peaks recap: Episode 12

August 1, 2017 - As anyone who's been in our store can probably tell, we are avid Twin Peaks fans. And as avid watchers, now that we're halfway through the new season we present to you a weekly Twin Peaks recap from our good friend and resident TP expert, Dan Aloisi. Dan guested on the last episode of Dorkside Podcast, which was dedicated to all things Twin Peaks.

 

But now through the end of the season, Dan will provide us with a wrap up for each episode full of his own wit and knowledge, in case you missed anything or want more insight. So without further ado, drink deep and descend as we present Black Yukon Sucker Punch!

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Yukon Black Sucker Punch: A Twin Peaks Recap: Episode 11

July 24, 2017 - As anyone who's been in our store can probably tell, we are avid Twin Peaks fans. And as avid watchers, now that we're halfway through the new season we present to you a weekly Twin Peaks recap from our good friend and resident TP expert, Dan Aloisi. Dan guested on the last episode of Dorkside Podcast, which was dedicated to all things Twin Peaks.

 

But now through the end of the season, Dan will provide us with a wrap up for each episode full of his own wit and knowledge, in case you missed anything or want more insight. So without further ado, drink deep and descend as we present Black Yukon Sucker Punch!

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Episode 12: "Let's Rock"
Mayfair Hotel. Gordon stocks wine and listens, ignore the strange man. To the Bureau. In 1970 Blue Book shut down. No credible evidence. Massive cover up. Blue Rose Task Force an alternate path. Jeffries, Desmond, Rosenfield and Cooper. Albert is the last. Until Tammy. She's in. A toast to the Blue Rose. Diane's on her way. Silence. Through the red curtains. Vodka on the rocks. Deputize Diane. What's in it for me? Puts out cigarette. Whoosh...Let's Rock. Jerry runs through a field. Sarah Palmer goes shopping for vodka and Bloody Mary mix. A carton of Salems, please. Stares at the jerky. Doesn't remember seeing that jerky before. Turkey not beef. Is it smoked? Were you here when they first came? Your room seems different and men are coming. You have to watch out! Things can happen! Something happened to me! I don't feel good! I don't feel good. Stop doing this Sarah! Get the keys! "I know where she lives. I can deliver them to her.", said the overachieving check out boy. Fat Trout Trailer Park. 9:30 Never Before!!! Been selling your blood again? Do you do work around here? Do you get paid for that? Here's $50 and don't pay me rent this month. You've given enough. Keep your blood. Bird? Owl? Flies over Dougie's house. Dougie's back. Gonna have a catch with Sonny...so much for that. Oh, Dougie. Laura's theme. Palmer house. Sheriffs Department truck rolls up. Palmer lawn is a dead mess. Hawk walks to front door. Ceiling fan. Not good. Knock. Sarah answers him abruptly. Worried about what happens in the grocery store. Bottles rattle. Is someone in the house? No. Just something in the kitchen. You're ok then? Sarah's response gives me the chills. A goddamned bad story isn't it Hawk? Sarah looks disturbed. Thanks Hawk. Miriam is in the Hospital. Diane drinks a martini. Checks her phone. Las Vegas? They haven't asked yet. Ben Horne at his desk. I guess that ringing stopped, huh? Sheriff Truman to see him. Tells him about Richard, the accident and Miriam. Richard has never been right. Sorry for the news. Harry knows about Richard. Ben lost contact with Richard when he wouldn't give him more money. I was going to send this to Harry. The key here. Room 315. Agent Cooper's old room. Harry would like to have it. So would this Sheriff Truman. Strange the key shows up while they're just opening a case involving Agent Cooper, huh. A key for Harry. Frank leaves Beverly enters. Richard never had a father. Ben remembers riding an old Schwinn. Two tone green. So hard to ride but I loved that bike, I'd ride with my friends. Pay for all of Miriam's medical expenses. Ben loved that bike, that his father got for him. Gordon entertains a lady. Knock. Albert. Time for Gordon's guest to go. Jacket. Adjustment. Heels. Leg. Tres chic! Compact. Lipstick. Gordon is enamored. A sip of wine. It's a good one! Ogle. Escorted by hand to the door. A kiss to her finger to his lips. Call you at the bar. A joke. A silence. What is it Albert? Message to and from Diane. What haven't we asked her about? Back to the fine Bordeaux. Albert sometimes I really worry about you. A house at night. A van. The killing of the warden. Silencer. No time for torture, hungry. Warden comes home. The eye in the scope. One shot. Click. Two shots. Done. Boy comes out. Daddy!! Next stop Wendy's! Van drives off. The moon in the mist. Dr. Jacoby's trailer. Dr. Amp doing the vamp. Once again. Shovel your way out. Nadine watches again. It's working for her. Gold shovel. 2 coats, guaranteed. He rants. Sold down the river to die. Treasonous puppets. Audrey!!!! In silence. A man a desk a pout. She's going to the Roadhouse. Looking for Billy. The man's got work. Go in the morning. Spineless, no balls, loser. She relentlessly goes at him. He's her husband. Who cares. Look Charlie, you have no balls. That's why she loves Billy. Dreams harken a truth. Billy's bleeding in her dream. Gotta find Tina too, the last to see Billy. Sign the papers. Something's fishy. Maybe I should call Paul? She'd go back on their contract. He'll go with her. Get your jacket, asshole. He'll call Tina now. See what she knows. Chuck is certifiable. Chuck told that Tina was the last to see Billy. Chuck stole Billy's truck. Billy called the sheriff. Is "Chuck", Richard? Audrey's son? Charlie and Tina on the phone. This scene is endless...painfully endless. Who are all these people? Oh my goodness. Thank you, Tina. Sorry to call so late. Unbelievable what you're telling me. Such an endless scene. Hang up the phone! Silence. Charlie isn't going to tell Audrey. Charlie!! Mayfair Hotel. Vacuuming. Diane smokes. Vodka on the rocks. Checks phone. Map. Photo memory. Ruth's arm. Co-or-din-ates+2. Zoom in. Zoom in. Twin Peaks. Vacuum hum. The wind rushes. The trees blow. Something in the dark distance. Roadhouse. Two women toast with Heineken (fuck that shit!) Where's Angela? She might be with Clark. Clark and Mary. Angela hates her. Practically making out over in the corner off in their own world. Clark's spreading it around. Angela's off her meds now. Guy almost got killed on his way over. He'd kill the guy who did that. Lucky to be alive. The drama of the world. No love. Death and meds and stress and lies. No rock.

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Yukon Black Sucker Punch, a Twin Peaks Recap: Episode 10

July 24, 2017 - As anyone who's been in our store can probably tell, we are avid Twin Peaks fans. And as avid watchers, now that we're halfway through the new season we present to you a weekly Twin Peaks recap from our good friend and resident TP expert, Dan Aloisi. Dan guested on the last episode of Dorkside Podcast, which was dedicated to all things Twin Peaks.

 

But now through the end of the season, Dan will provide us with a wrap up for each episode full of his own wit and knowledge, in case you missed anything or want more insight. So without further ado, drink deep and descend as we present Black Yukon Sucker Punch!

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